The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
England / London
Rank 171 191 187
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 266 253 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.38% 1.18% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.39% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 212 227
Median daily rate £625 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £365 £284
% change year-on-year
+42.12% +28.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16429 18227 17626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.00% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 13033 12566
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 218 206
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 48 £600 +1.05% 17
Canary Wharf +4 4 £613 -
Docklands, London +1 2 £575 -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 223 (49.89%) Front Office
2 220 (49.22%) Java
3 201 (44.97%) Multithreading
4 196 (43.85%) Banking
5 192 (42.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 184 (41.16%) Finance
7 176 (39.37%) Fixed Income
8 170 (38.03%) Low Latency
9 156 (34.90%) C++
10 130 (29.08%) Linux
11 112 (25.06%) Investment Banking
12 109 (24.38%) Unix
13 106 (23.71%) C#
14 98 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
15 97 (21.70%) ION Trading
16 91 (20.36%) TIBCO
17 86 (19.24%) SQL
17 86 (19.24%) FIX Protocol
18 77 (17.23%) Algorithmic Trading
19 72 (16.11%) Equities
20 71 (15.88%) Oracle
21 69 (15.44%) Multithreaded Programming
22 68 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
23 67 (14.99%) Rendezvous
24 64 (14.32%) .NET
25 62 (13.87%) Derivative
26 57 (12.75%) STL
26 57 (12.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
27 56 (12.53%) Reuters
28 52 (11.63%) Python

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.67%) Apache
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.22%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (10.74%) ION MarketView
1 48 (10.74%) RMDS
2 4 (0.89%) Summit
3 2 (0.45%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.22%) BondVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.68%) Firewall
3 6 (1.34%) Multicast
4 4 (0.89%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.67%) NAS
5 3 (0.67%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) BGP
6 2 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.45%) DHCP
6 2 (0.45%) MPLS
6 2 (0.45%) NGN
6 2 (0.45%) OSPF
6 2 (0.45%) RIP
6 2 (0.45%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.45%) VPN
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.28%) KDB
3 17 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.58%) Kdb+
5 15 (3.36%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.79%) Big Data
6 8 (1.79%) DB2
7 7 (1.57%) Tick Data
8 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.89%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.67%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.22%) HBase
12 1 (0.22%) MS Access
12 1 (0.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (9.84%) JUnit
2 20 (4.47%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.91%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.68%) NUnit
4 12 (2.68%) Subversion
5 11 (2.46%) JIRA
5 11 (2.46%) Maven
5 11 (2.46%) Mockito
5 11 (2.46%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.79%) TestNG
7 6 (1.34%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.34%) Grunt
7 6 (1.34%) gulp
7 6 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.34%) webpack
8 4 (0.89%) Hudson
8 4 (0.89%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.45%) GDB
9 2 (0.45%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
General
1 223 (49.89%) Front Office
2 196 (43.85%) Banking
3 184 (41.16%) Finance
4 112 (25.06%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.25%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.01%) Publishing
7 7 (1.57%) Marketing
8 6 (1.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (75.17%) Developer
2 151 (33.78%) Java Developer
3 142 (31.77%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 110 (24.61%) C++ Developer
5 70 (15.66%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 57 (12.75%) C# Developer
7 52 (11.63%) Analyst
8 42 (9.40%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 38 (8.50%) Senior Developer
10 30 (6.71%) Front Office Developer
10 30 (6.71%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (5.82%) Business Analyst
11 26 (5.82%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 24 (5.37%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 21 (4.70%) WPF Developer
14 20 (4.47%) C# WPF Developer
15 18 (4.03%) KDB Developer
15 18 (4.03%) Low Latency Java Developer
16 16 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (3.58%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (19.24%) FIX Protocol
2 67 (14.99%) Rendezvous
3 64 (14.32%) .NET
4 57 (12.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 57 (12.75%) STL
5 37 (8.28%) WPF
6 30 (6.71%) Middleware
7 21 (4.70%) Spring
8 19 (4.25%) HTML
9 18 (4.03%) AngularJS
10 17 (3.80%) HTML5
10 17 (3.80%) Node.js
10 17 (3.80%) XML
11 16 (3.58%) WinForms
12 15 (3.36%) JMS
13 14 (3.13%) JNI
14 10 (2.24%) .NET Framework
15 9 (2.01%) CSS
15 9 (2.01%) Swing
16 8 (1.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 192 (42.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 176 (39.37%) Fixed Income
3 72 (16.11%) Equities
4 68 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (13.87%) Derivative
6 45 (10.07%) Computer Science
7 37 (8.28%) Algorithms
8 36 (8.05%) User Experience
9 24 (5.37%) Fintech
10 22 (4.92%) N-Tier
11 20 (4.47%) Virtual Team
12 9 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (1.79%) TWAP
13 8 (1.79%) VWAP
14 7 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (1.34%) Mobile App
16 5 (1.12%) SCADA
17 4 (0.89%) Wiki
18 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
18 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 130 (29.08%) Linux
2 109 (24.38%) Unix
3 30 (6.71%) Windows
4 21 (4.70%) Solaris
5 8 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (44.97%) Multithreading
2 170 (38.03%) Low Latency
3 98 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.23%) Algorithmic Trading
5 69 (15.44%) Multithreaded Programming
6 43 (9.62%) OO
7 34 (7.61%) Risk Management
7 34 (7.61%) SDLC
8 32 (7.16%) TDD
8 32 (7.16%) Workflow
9 31 (6.94%) E-Commerce
10 29 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (5.82%) High Availability
12 25 (5.59%) Scrum
13 23 (5.15%) Mathematics
14 22 (4.92%) Migration
14 22 (4.92%) OOD
15 21 (4.70%) Market Making
15 21 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (4.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 220 (49.22%) Java
2 156 (34.90%) C++
3 106 (23.71%) C#
4 86 (19.24%) SQL
5 52 (11.63%) Python
6 29 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 24 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 19 (4.25%) C
9 12 (2.68%) ES6
9 12 (2.68%) Perl
9 12 (2.68%) XAML
10 10 (2.24%) Scala
11 7 (1.57%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.34%) PHP
12 6 (1.34%) Ruby
12 6 (1.34%) VB
13 5 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.12%) Tcl
14 3 (0.67%) R
14 3 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (10.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.45%) CCIE
2 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.22%) IIBA
3 1 (0.22%) ISEB
3 1 (0.22%) MCSE
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.17%) MiFID
2 14 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) EMIR
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.34%) HDFS
2 2 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) TeamSite
2 4 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.67%) Ansible
4 2 (0.45%) Endace
4 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (21.70%) ION Trading
2 91 (20.36%) TIBCO
3 71 (15.88%) Oracle
4 56 (12.53%) Reuters
5 21 (4.70%) Bloomberg
6 20 (4.47%) Solace
7 12 (2.68%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.68%) Sybase
8 9 (2.01%) Cisco
8 9 (2.01%) Citrix
8 9 (2.01%) Cognizant
8 9 (2.01%) Sun
9 8 (1.79%) Currenex
9 8 (1.79%) FXall
9 8 (1.79%) Juniper
9 8 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.57%) DevExpress
10 7 (1.57%) Murex
11 6 (1.34%) Google
11 6 (1.34%) Syncfusion
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